pyometra

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pyometra

 [pi″o-me´trah]
an accumulation of pus within the uterus.

py·o·me·tra

(pī'ō-mē'tră),
Accumulation of purulent material in the uterine cavity.
[pyo- + G. mētra, uterus]

py·o·me·tra

(pī'ō-mē'tră)
Accumulation of pus in the uterine cavity.
[pyo- + G. mētra, uterus]

pyometra

an accumulation of pus within the uterus. In the bitch, it is a distinct disease syndrome associated with cystic endometrial hyperplasia and usually infection by a variety of bacteria, especially Escherichia coli, occurring during diestrus. Clinical signs may include abdominal enlargement, purulent vaginal discharge if the cervix is open, polyuria, polydipsia, and a systemic response, which is more severe if the cervix is closed. An immune-mediated glomerulonephritis may also occur.

stump pyometra
infection in the remaining portion of uterus after ovariohysterectomy.